Subsea Inertial Navigation

Overview

Based on the Fiber-Optical Gyroscope technology mastered by iXblue over 30 years, the company offers a complete range of fiber-optic gyroscope-based high-grade, attitude and heading reference systems (AHRS) and Inertial Navigation Systems (INS).

A FOG is a genuine strap-down solid-state gyroscope exempt from all the physical drawbacks that may affect other existing technologies. The result is unrivalled longevity and reliability, low power consumption and silent operations.

This technological advantage allowed us to developed a complete range of products from navigation to survey-grade applications. With 20 years of experience in the field, iXblue is a recognized and esteemed player.

Product range

Octans Nano

Octans Nano

SMALLEST AND MOST ADEPT 4,000 m DEPTH-RATED AHRS

Octans Subsea

Octans Subsea

HIGH-PERFORMANCE SUBSEA GYROCOMPASS AND MOTION SENSOR

Rovins nano

Rovins Nano

COMPACT AND COST-EFFECTIVE INERTIAL NAVIGATION SYSTEM FOR ROV NAVIGATION

rovins

Rovins

FOG-BASED HIGH-PERFORMANCE INERTIAL NAVIGATION SYSTEM FOR SUBSEA VEHICLES

Phins Subsea

Phins Subsea

EXTREME PERFORMANCE AND DEEP-WATER INERTIAL NAVIGATION SYSTEM

Phins Compact Series (OEM)

Phins Compact Series

INERTIAL NAVIGATION SYSTEMS DESIGNED FOR OEM INTEGRATION

Delph INS

Delph INS

POST-PROCESSING AND BATCH PRODUCTIVITY TOOL FOR THE IXBLUE INS PRODUCT RANGE

Specifications

  Octans Nano Octans Subsea Rovins Nano Rovins Phins Subsea
Measurement Heading, roll, and pitch Heading, roll, pitch, and heave Position, heading, attitude, speed and depth Position, heading, attitude, speed, depth, and heave Position, heading, attitude, speed, depth, and heave
Depth rating (m) 4,000 3,000 4,000 3,000 6,000
Heading accuracy 0.5 0.1 0.15 0.05 (with USBL and/or DVLs) 0.02 (with USBL and/or DVLs)
Roll & pitch (deg) 0.1 0.01 0.05 0.01 0.01
Position with Doppler Velocity Log (% Traveled distance) N/A N/A 0.2 0.1 0.05
Heave, surge and sway accuracy N/A 2.5 cm or 2.5 % (whichever greater) 10 cm or 10% (whichever greater) 2.5 cm or 2,5 % (whichever greater) 2.5 cm or 2.5 % (whichever greater)
Optional aiding sensor N/A N/A USBL, LBL, DVLs, GPS, Sparse Array (with RAMSES) USBL, LBL, DVLs, GPS, Sparse Array (with RAMSES) USBL, LBL, DVLs, GPS, Sparse Array (with RAMSES)
Post-processing N/A N/A Delph INS post-processing software

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Delph INS post-processing software

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